Wood Sources in U.S. for strip planking

Discussion in 'Materials' started by nero, Oct 18, 2004.

  1. nero
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    Location: Marseille, France / Illinois, US

    nero Senior Member

    Looking for contacts, low or cheap prices, and any buying information for WRC, Paulownia, or other light-weight wood for strip planking. I need a source who can get it to me here in central Illinois.

    I have quotes at $2.50 bd ft for WRC VG-C. I think it should be more at $2.00 or less.

    Anybody else know of a good supplier?

    Thanks
     
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    There is Northern white cedar available locally. It is very light.
     
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